King Leopold Propaganda

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1. I think King Leopold was able to achieve hiding the horrific practices that he put the people of the Congo through by instilling the false perception that he was bettering the lives of the Congolese people. This false perception that occurred through King Leopold's Propaganda helped him hide his vindictive agenda because it prevented people from further investigating “The Congo Free State”. Due to the lack of investigation, King Leopold was able to continue to prosper off rubber and ivory through the lives of the innocent people of the Congo.
Another reason as to why I believe King Leopold was able to hide the horrific events that occurred in the Congo during the time period was due to the value of ivory and rubber. I believe

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